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Great Buildings of the WorldSultan Ahmed Mosque - Istambul - Turkey

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Sultan Ahmed Mosque, known as the Blue Mosque because of its bluish interior decoration, is the most important mosque of Istanbul standing next to the Byzantine Hippodrome in the old city center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member laranja

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/18/2011

last visited: 2/19/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldTorre Velasca - Milan, Italy

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The famous Torre Velasca in Milan

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 2/15/2011

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldOak Alley - Vacherie, LA

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National Historic Landmark, and probably the most photographed plantation building. Very beautiful.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 12/30/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldThe Queen's House - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former royal residence now art museum as part of the National Maritime Museum located in Greenwich, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/28/2010

last visited: 7/3/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldGreenwich Hospital - Greenwich, UK

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Historic former navy hospital then naval college designed by Sir Christopher Wren in Greenwich, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 10/26/2010

last visited: 6/9/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldPalace of Westminster- London

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The Palace of Westminster has been a Grade I listed building since 1970 and part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/29/2010

last visited: 8/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldSuperdome - New Orleans Louisiana

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The Superdome in New Orleans is the Worlds largest fixed dome building. From Superbowl winning teams to notorious musical concerts and providing shelter to over 30,000 victims of Hurricane Katrina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters

location: Louisiana

date approved: 7/13/2010

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldSan Frutuoso de Montelios

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[EN] The Chapel of St. Frutuoso. [PT]A Capela de São Frutuoso.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 6/10/2010

last visited: 12/30/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldErlanger House - San Francisco, CA

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The S.H. Erlanger House was designed by Bernard Maybeck.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2010

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldBibliotheca Alexandrina - Alexandria, Egypt

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The New Library of Alexandria, the New Bibliotheca Alexandrina is dedicated to recapture the spirit of openness and scholarship of the original Bibliotheca Alexandrina. It is much more than a library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member god_herodes

location: Egypt

date approved: 5/30/2010

last visited: 5/28/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldOlavinlinna - Savonlinna, Finland

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Olavinlinna is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks

location: Finland

date approved: 5/7/2010

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldGoetheanum - Dornach, SO, Switzerland

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The Goetheanum, located in Dornach (near Basel), Switzerland, is the world center for the anthroposophical movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2010

last visited: never

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Great Buildings of the WorldGalleria Vittorio Emanuele - Milan, Italy

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This Landmark of Milan is located immediately adjacent to the even more famous Duomo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 4/20/2010

last visited: 9/26/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldRue Franklin Apartments - Paris, France

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[FR] Révolutionnaire, ce bâtiment en béton figure parmi ceux qui ont marqué le début de l'architecture moderne. [EN] This apartment building is to be regarded as one of the canonical works of 20th-century architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/29/2010

last visited: 4/22/2011

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Great Buildings of the WorldMartin Luther King Jr. Civic Center - Berkeley, CA

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The Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center is home to the Berkeley City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/27/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldUniversity Art Museum - Berkeley, CA

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The concrete art museum of UC Berkeley is one of the Great Buildings of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldFirst Church of Christ Scientist - Berkeley, CA

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A nice gothic style church in Berkeley, CA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldUnitarian Church - Berkeley, CA

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A wooden shingled former church on the campus of UC Berkeley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/26/2010

last visited: 9/16/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldSydney Maritime Museum - Sydney, Australia

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Formally known as the Australian National Maritime Museum, this museum is located in the popular Darling Harbour area of Sydney, Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 3/20/2010

last visited: 9/21/2014

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Great Buildings of the WorldLe Castel Béranger, 16th arrondissement - Paris, France

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[FR] L'immeuble « Le Castel Béranger » est un des chefs-d’œuvre majeurs de l'Art Nouveau Français. [EN] Never entirely resolved as a total composition, the Castel Béranger is nonetheless an important transitional work in Guimard's career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: France

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 7/26/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHigh Museum of Art - Atlanta, GA

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The High Museum of Art is part of the Woodruff Art center and is located on Peachtree St in Atlanta, GA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 3/16/2010

last visited: 10/4/2012

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Great Buildings of the WorldBoston City Hall - Boston, MA

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Regarded as ugly by many city residents, Boston City Hall was designed by Gerhard Kallmann, Noel McKinnell, and Edward Knowles of Columbia University. It is considered an outstanding example of Brutalist Modern design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/15/2010

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldHanna Residence - Stanford, CA

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The Hanna House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is also known as the "Honeycomb House". It is recognized by the American Institute of Architects as one of the seventeen Wright buildings that best represent his contribution to American culture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 2/23/2010

last visited: 4/21/2010

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Great Buildings of the WorldChiesa del Santissimo Redentore / Church of the Most Holy Redeemer (Venice)

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Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore (Church of the Most Holy Redeemer), located at waterfront of La Giudecca island, is the masterpiece of notable Renaissance Italian architect Andrea Palladio, which greatly decorates the Venice's magnificent skyline...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Veneto, Italy

date approved: 2/18/2010

last visited: 6/12/2013

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Great Buildings of the WorldChrysler Building (New York City)

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Masterpiece of architect William Van Alen and in my opinion the most beautiful skyscraper in the world - it is a slender silhouette of Art-Deco Chrysler Building tower in New York City...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: New York

date approved: 2/18/2010

last visited: 9/1/2013

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